Review: could Hydroxychloroquine sulfate cause Hair thinning (Hair loss)?
Summary: Hair thinning is found among people who take Hydroxychloroquine sulfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 7,644 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 107 have Hair thinning. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair thinning and more.
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Hydroxychloroquine sulfate has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus. (latest outcomes from Hydroxychloroquine sulfate 7,899 users)
Hair thinning has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.(latest reports from Hair thinning 41,550 patients)
On Dec, 22, 2014: 7,644 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate. Among them, 108 people (1.41%) have Hair Thinning.
Time on Hydroxychloroquine sulfate when people have Hair thinning * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair thinning||9.09%||54.55%||9.09%||9.09%||9.09%||9.09%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair thinning when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate * :
|Hair thinning||93.27%||6.73% |
Age of people who have Hair thinning when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate * :
|Hair thinning||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.49%||18.68%||17.58%||27.47%||30.77% |
Severity of Hair thinning when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair thinning||12.50%||37.50%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair thinning ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair thinning||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (28 people, 25.93%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (14 people, 12.96%)
- Pain (8 people, 7.41%)
- Depression (8 people, 7.41%)
- Hypersensitivity (5 people, 4.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Enbrel (41 people, 37.96%)
- Prednisone (38 people, 35.19%)
- Methotrexate (29 people, 26.85%)
- Folic acid (17 people, 15.74%)
- Benlysta (9 people, 8.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 mi ...
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(Asked by a 47 year old man who has Been Tested Twice For Celiac And Was Always Negitive. Started Hydroxychloroquine And Was Removed Due To Blurring Vision. Tested Again For Celiac And Supposedly It's Now Positive And Causing My Authrit, and takes Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate)
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